A pit bull was shot early Wednesday after a 45-year-old Lansing man fought with an armed robber outside a Waverly Road warehouse.Police were called to the 5200 block of South Waverly Road at about 4:10 a.m., Lansing police Lt. Noel Garcia said.
The victim, who was not named, told police he was approached by a man with a pistol while he was getting equipment from a trailer in the parking lot outside the warehouse, where he is working to set up a business.
Police said the robber pointed the pistol at the victim and took the man's cellphone and money but the victim fought back, grabbing the attacker and fighting to get his property back, Garcia said.